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The Open University

The Open University

The Open University – flexible studies for all

Anyone can study at the Open University! Here you have the possibility to read university courses without enrolling at the university. You do not need a specific study background and there is no age limit. You can choose one or several courses in the subject(s) that interest you. 

Through studies at the Open University, you can improve your professional competence, as well as develop yourself. The Open University gives you the opportunity to become acquainted with university studiesPlease note that studies at the Open University do not give the right to study as a regular student at ÅAU, nor does it constitute an eligible basis for a visa application.

The courses at The Open University at Åbo Akademi University are taught in Swedish or English depending on the course, welcome to join! In the menu to the right you can find a link to the courses we offer in English. For courses in Swedish, please switch to the Swedish web page. 

The Open University at Åbo Akademi University is a part of the Centre for Lifelong Learning at Åbo Akademi University.

Here you find our summer courses 2024.

Increased fees for Open University courses from August 2024.

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Updated 26.4.2024